Marcia Gabrilove Ladin of Rochester, New York is a National Vice President of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Inc. (HWZOA)and a member of the Hadassah National Board. Previously, Marcia served as the Vice Coordinator of the Executive Division, National Board Member and as a National Vice President, and co-chaired the 2014 National Convention in Las Vegas. Before that, she completed four years as the Young Judaea Scholarship chair and continues as a member of the scholarship allocations team.
Marcia has also held the National portfolios of Young Judaea Fundraising Vice-Chair, Hadassah Northeast (HNE) Co-op Chair, Henrietta Szold Women's Hall of Fame Chair and National Chair of Bulletins and Publications. Marcia served as President of the Upper New York State Region (now part of Hadassah Northern New England), from 2000 to 2003. Prior to that, she was active on her Hadassah Region Board, serving in multiple areas of fundraising, programming, Young Judaea and Conference chairs. Locally, Marcia is an advisor and print bulletin chair to the Rochester Chapter. Marcia holds a Bachelor of Science in Package Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she met husband through their mutual activities in Hillel. She owned a retail stationery and gift shop for over 25 years and currently continues the business as an in-home studio. She is also an accomplished calligrapher. Her most inspirational work was inscribing over 2000 names in a Holocaust Remembrance Book, commissioned by the Rochester Jewish Community Federation.